For many years Ballito was the best kept secret of the KZN Coast and has been the permanent playground of the young and the young at heart. Unsurprisingly, since the secret got out Ballito has attracted an increasing number of tourists as well as permanent residents.
Balito and surrounding areas have recently experienced a period of exceptional economic growth, and there is no doubt that it is now one of the top resort towns in the country.
Ballito is away from noise and crowds, ideal for people wanting a restful time surrounded by nature and the sound of waves. It is perfect for families with children, a joyful place to enjoy the open air, with beaches and wonderful views of the turquoise ocean.
Families flock to Ballito in summer to enjoy the activities the warm waters has to offer such as surfing, body boarding, swimming, or just to sun-tan on the warm sands.
If you’re looking for an amazing summer holiday, filled with sunny beaches and warm water, don’t just dream about it; browse our selection of top accommodation in Ballito below!
Sea Dreams Guesthouse – Accommodation type: Guest House
Sea Dreams is a stunning open-plan home (that also happens to be a B&B), with luxury that is both barefoot and boutique. The pool, lounges, and various decks and balconies (incl a roof-top viewing deck with the whole Dolphin Coast on display!) make it the ideal place to unwind.
All the rooms are beautifully and individually decorated, and have aircon, TV, bar fridge – and loads of charm. There is complimentary wi-fi throughout, braai facilities, and guests also get supplied beach towels, umbrellas, cooler boxes and the like.
Breakfast boards with a selection of home-made goodies are served poolside, and followed up with a choice of cooked breakfast specialities.
Zimbali View Eco – Accommodation type: Guest House
Zimbali View Eco Guest House is a 4 Star guest house idyllically located above Salmon Bay in Ballito, and offers guests a choice of comfortable penthouse-style or pool deck accommodation with incomparable shore breaking and endless panoramic sea views.
Guests have a choice of staying in one of the six En-suite Double Rooms. The rooms are furnished with comfortable king-size, queen-size or single beds and have en-suite bathrooms.
Each air-conditioned room is equipped with an LED TV with seven channels, a drinks cooler, a slider to the outdoors, on-site Wi-Fi internet access and a refreshment station with tea and coffee-facilities.
Sak ‘n Pak Luxury Guest House – Accommodation type: Guest House
Sak ‘n Pak Luxury Guest House is situated in the town of Balito on the Dolphin Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa. This five star guest house boast a total eight exclusively designed and decorated units, two of which are elegant executive suites.
Set in Ballito, Sak ‘n Pak Luxury Guest House boasts with a total of eight exclusively designed and decorated units, with one elegant executive suite and one family suite.
These luxurious rooms all comprise of en-suite bathrooms with standard amenities. Each room has its own balcony facing either the beautifully landscaped gardens or the enticing swimming pool.
Villa Jaime Self Catering – Accommodation type: Self Catering
Only 300 metres away from Willard Beach on the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal, Villa Jaime is Ballito’s best kept secret. With exclusive and affordable self-catering accommodation options, scenic surroundings and high quality facilities, the 3 star villa is where dreams become memories that last a lifetime.
Villa Jaime offers home-from-home, comfortable, secure accommodation for you and your family in a lush garden setting within walking distance to the beach. A warm greeting will welcome you into the cosy embrace of Villa Jaime.
Each individually decorated suite has its own private entrance…a winding adventure through tropical vegetation, cascading water features and averies of exotic birds.
@ Doms B&B – Accommodation type: Bed and Breakfast
@Doms B&B is an exquisite 6 bed roomed beach house with pool and fitted Kitchen in Ballito. Equipped and decorated for your enjoyment. Sleeps14 – 16 people. In close proximity, you get sweeping beaches and exciting amenities to make your getaway an unforgettable one.
Situated in Ballito on the stunning Dolphin Coast, an exquisite luxury 6 bed roomed Guesthouse with 180 degree views of Indian Ocean, one of the few Guesthouses in Ballito within 1 minutes walking distance of stunning stretches of white sand, tidal pools and aqua marine water as far as the eye can see!.
Each room is fully air-conditioned and tastefully decorated, comfortable and luxurious with En-Suite Bathrooms and DSTV..
Lalaria Lodge – Accommodation type: Guest Lodge
With only 5 bedrooms, Lalaria Lodge is an exclusive retreat, elegantly decorated, but with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Sunny, sheltered terraces are available for guests to relax privately or with others if they wish.
Light and bright, spacious living areas flow harmoniously and extend outdoors with endless, captivating views of the sea, pool and garden.
Lalaria offers panoramic sea and coastal views. The spacious deck overlooking the beach is the ideal place for al fresco meals, drinks and dolphin spotting – which is an almost daily occurence! Whales are frequently sighted in season.
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